Management

Chris Hall

Commercial & Technical Director

  • With LCM, since 2012 has worked with rare-earth materials since the mid 1980’s
  • Previous experience as technical and IT manager with Johnson Matthey Rare Earth Products
  • Degree in materials science and technology, postgraduate qualification in Business Studies

Ian Higgins

Managing Director

  • More than 19 years with LCM, over 25 years’ experience in rare earth industry
  • Previously worked at Johnson Matthey Rare Earth Products
  • BSc in Chemistry & Geological Science, PhD in Engineering Ceramics

Bridget Bonehill

Finance Director & HR Manager

  • With LCM since 2013
  • 20 years of experience as a Senior Finance Manager with various manufacturing companies, including overseas companies, in Italy, Germany & US
  • MAAT


Aaron Riley

Operations Manager

  • Joined LCM in 2011
  • 9 years of experience as production and operations manager with various companies
  • Master of Engineering (MEng), Mechanical and Manufacturing

Kagya Nyanin

Technical Manager

  • Joined LCM in 2016
  • Highly competent and experienced metallurgist with 9 years in technical roles at Tata Steel
  • BSC in Metallurgical Engineering and MRes in Materials Engineering

Mark Thompson

Commercial Manager

  • Joined LCM in 2017
  • 8 years of experience in Commercial roles with Tata Steel
  • B.A. Honours Degree in Fine Art-Sculpture

Steve Jones

Health, Safety & Production Superintendent

  • Joined LCM in 2013
  • Health & safety at work development
  • Lean manufacturing, including 5 S, SMED, kanban and on-going Kaizen
  • FMCG experience